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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 178

    A RARE SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER TAPERSTICKS

    MARK OF RICHARD COOKE, LONDON, 1785

    Price Realised  

    A RARE SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER TAPERSTICKS
    MARK OF RICHARD COOKE, LONDON, 1785
    Each on a square pedestal base with gadrooned edges and scrolling acanthus leaves, baluster knopped stem with spool-form socket, removable nozzle with gadrooned border, each marked on base, the nozzles apparently unmarked
    Each 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high; 31 oz. 10 dwt. (982 gr.) (4)


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